Re: Mindl: Is it Jewish or Hebrew? #general

Mathilde Tagger <tagger@...>

Dear Genea and dear All,

Gene Starn wrote:
My wife's aunt >from Romania was called Minnie and then Mina when she
came to the U.S. Her Yiddish name was Mindl. What would her Hebrew
name have been? Or would that also be Mindl?
According to S.Gorr:Jewish Personal Names. Avotaynu, 1992:

Minnie, Mina and Mindl derive all >from the Feminine Hebrew (not Biblical)
name: "Menuha" which means "quite"- "peaceful"- "restful".

Mathilde Tagger
Jerusalem, Israel

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